Charlie King!

Links to Our Favorite Musicians and Organizations

Charlie King and Karen Brandow are proud members of Local 1000, the Traveling Musician's Union of the American Federation of Musicians. At www.local1000.com you can find out more about the union and how to join us and hundreds of other wonderful musicians in this fast growing union local.

Charlie King is a founding member of the People's Music Network/Songs of Freedom and Struggle, a national network of activists writing and singing music for social change. Check out www.peoplesmusic.org for information about the twice a year gatherings, newsletter, directory, etc.

We recommend your listening to our musician friends with whom we share stages, recorded songs and a common vision. And don't miss them if they come to your town!

Kim & Reggie Harris - wonderfully talented, powerful performers. Reggie produced our first two duo studio recordings.

Pat Humphries and Sandy Opatow (Emma’s Revolution), whose music has been sung at peace events in New York City, Beijing, Korea and across the U.S.

Prince Myshkins are Rick Burkhardt and Andy Gricevich, writing and singing some of the funniest and most insightful political music of the day.

Dave Rovics - Look for Dave at any gathering for peace and justice in the U.S., Canada and Europe - a prolific writer who always has a song for today's news.

Len Wallace is an ace Canadian accordion player who has appeared on two of our CDs, and is a wonderful singer/songwriter of political music.

Colleen Kattau is a mainstay at the School of the Americas Watch protests, and she toured in 2012 as the opening act for Holly Near.

Ben Tousley has exquisite musical taste (he has recorded Charlie’s songs) and uses his musical talent in his healing work as a hospice chaplain.

Rebel Voices consists of Janet Stecher and Susan Lewis, a dynamic duo from Seattle, WA who are labor activists and singers extraordinaire. They serve up some of the most creative and intricate harmonies you’ll ever hear.

Magpie is Greg Artzner and Terri Leonino, whose powerful vocal and instrumental skills make them a joy to see and listen to.

Hugh Hanley is a wonderful guitarist who specializes in doing performances and recordings for children, and in teaching families to sing together.

Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers have been singing solo and together for decades, and the concerts they do together reflect that.

We are active in a number of causes, some of which we sing for or raise funds for each year. Please check out their websites to see how you can join our efforts.

he Journey of Hope from Violence to Healing works to end the death penalty in the U.S. by making statewide journeys across states that still have the death penalty, giving public talks, lobbying and raising consciousness.

The School of the Americas Watch organizes events all year to close the School at Fort Benning, GA, where thousands of Latin American military have been trained to repress their own people, and have been involved in some of the most serious human rights abuses of the past century.

Peace Brigades International protects human rights and promotes the nonviolent transformation of conflicts. When invited, PBI send teams of volunteers into areas of repression and conflict. The volunteers accompany human rights defenders, their organizations and others threatened by political violence. It currently has teams in Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia and Guatemala.

The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee is a coalition of groups from across the U.S., formed in 1982 to provide information and support to people involved in or considering some form of war tax resistance. Affiliate organizations and individual supporters are joined together in a common struggle for a more just and peaceful society. It opposes militarism and war and refuses to complicity participate in the tax system which supports such violence.

Murder Victims Families for Human Rights works internationally to put an end to the death penalty, forging relationships between activists around the globe.

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